Felicia Lester, MD, MPH

Title(s)Professor, Ob/Gyn, Reproductive Sciences
SchoolSchool of Medicine
Address2356 Sutter Street, #J523
San Francisco CA 94115
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    University of California, San FranciscoM.D.2005 Medicine
    University of California, San FranciscoM.S.2003 Medicine
    University of California, San Francisco, CA2018Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Champion Training

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    1. Adapting the preterm birth phenotyping framework to a low-resource, rural setting and applying it to births from Migori County in western Kenya. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth. 2023 Oct 16; 23(1):729. Miller L, Schmidt CN, Wanduru P, Wanyoro A, Santos N, Butrick E, Lester F, Otieno P, Walker D. PMID: 37845611; PMCID: PMC10577962.
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    2. Boba sign with a twist - A variant presentation of a mature cystic teratoma complicated by torsion and rupture. Clin Imaging. 2022 Mar; 83:28-32. Ye AQ, Reyes MF, Lester F, Ye J, Umetsu S, Poder L, Shum DJ, Choi HH. PMID: 34952488; PMCID: PMC9254327.
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    3. Feasibility and acceptability of mobile phone data collection for longitudinal follow-up among patients treated for obstetric fistula in Uganda. Health Care Women Int. 2022 12; 43(12):1340-1354. El Ayadi AM, Nalubwama H, Barageine JK, Miller S, Obore S, Kakaire O, Korn A, Lester F, Diamond-Smith NG, Mwanje H, Byamugisha J. PMID: 33030977; PMCID: PMC9318213.
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    4. The development of a comprehensive multidisciplinary endometriosis and chronic pelvic pain center. Journal of Endometriosis and Pelvic Pain Disorders. 2020 Mar 1; 12(1):3-9. Opoku-Anane OJ, Orlando OM, Lager LJ, Lester LF, Cuneo CJ, Pasch PL, Poder PL, Peterson PB, Rubin RL, Giudice GL. .
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    5. Women's experiences of fistula-related stigma in Uganda: a conceptual framework to inform stigma-reduction interventions. Cult Health Sex. 2020 03; 22(3):352-367. El Ayadi AM, Barageine JK, Miller S, Byamugisha J, Nalubwama H, Obore S, Korn A, Sukumar S, Kakaire O, Mwanje H, Lester F, Turan JM. PMID: 31035913; PMCID: PMC6821552.
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    6. Trajectories of women's physical and psychosocial health following obstetric fistula repair in Uganda: a longitudinal study. Trop Med Int Health. 2019 01; 24(1):53-64. El Ayadi AM, Barageine J, Korn A, Kakaire O, Turan J, Obore S, Byamugisha J, Lester F, Nalubwama H, Mwanje H, Tripathi V, Miller S. PMID: 30372572; PMCID: PMC6324987.
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    7. The effect of immediate postpartum levonorgestrel contraceptive implant use on breastfeeding and infant growth: a randomized controlled trial. Contraception. 2019 02; 99(2):87-93. Averbach S, Kakaire O, McDiehl R, Dehlendorf C, Lester F, Steinauer J. PMID: 30408456; PMCID: PMC6419727.
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    8. The effect of immediate postpartum levonorgestrel implant use on breastfeeding and infant outcomes among women in Kampala, Uganda. Contraception. 2017 Oct 1; 96(4):268. McDiehl MR, Kakaire KO, Lester LF, Steinauer SJ, Averbach AS. .
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    9. Development and preliminary validation of a post-fistula repair reintegration instrument among Ugandan women. Reprod Health. 2017 Sep 02; 14(1):109. El Ayadi A, Nalubwama H, Barageine J, Neilands TB, Obore S, Byamugisha J, Kakaire O, Mwanje H, Korn A, Lester F, Miller S. PMID: 28865473; PMCID: PMC5581461.
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    10. Immediate versus delayed postpartum use of levonorgestrel contraceptive implants: a randomized controlled trial in Uganda. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2017 11; 217(5):568.e1-568.e7. Averbach S, Kakaire O, Kayiga H, Lester F, Sokoloff A, Byamugisha J, Dehlendorf C, Steinauer J. PMID: 28610898; PMCID: PMC6310612.
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    11. Intracesarean insertion of the Copper T380A versus 6 weeks postcesarean: a randomized clinical trial. Contraception. 2015 Mar; 91(3):198-203. Lester F, Kakaire O, Byamugisha J, Averbach S, Fortin J, Maurer R, Goldberg A. PMID: 25499587.
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    12. Teaching surgical skills using video internet communication in a resource-limited setting. Obstet Gynecol. 2013 Jul; 122(1):127-131. Autry AM, Knight S, Lester F, Dubowitz G, Byamugisha J, Nsubuga Y, Muyingo M, Korn A. PMID: 23743458.
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    13. O396 IMPACT OF APPLIER STRENGTH AND PATIENT BMI ON PRESSURE GENERATED BY THE NON-PNEUMATIC ANTI-SHOCK GARMENT (NASG). International Journal of Gynecology & Obstetrics. 2012 Oct 1; 119:s401-s401. Stenson SA, Lester LF, Morris MJ, Brody BC, Vargas VJ, Butrick BE, Miller MS. .
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    14. M143 ACCEPTABILITY OF THE IUD AMONG WOMEN WHO OPTED OUT OF A RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED TRIAL OF INTRACESAREAN INSERTION OF THE COPPER-T 380A IN KAMPALA, UGANDA. International Journal of Gynecology & Obstetrics. 2012 Oct 1; 119:s578-s579. Lester LF, Averbach AS, Fortin FJ, Byamugisha BJ, Goldberg GA, Kakaire KO. .
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    15. O397 INTRACESAREAN INSERTION OF THE COPPER T 380A VS 6-WEEK POST-CESAREAN INSERTION: AN RCT. International Journal of Gynecology & Obstetrics. 2012 Oct 1; 119:s401-s401. Lester LF, Kakaire KO, Byamugisha BJ, Fortin FJ, Averbach AS, Maurer MR, Goldberg GA. .
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    16. Acceptability of the IUD among women who opted out of a randomized controlled trial of intracesarean insertion of the copper-T 380A in Kampala, Uganda. Contraception. 2012 Sep 1; 86(3):318. Averbach AS, Lester LF, Fortin FJ, Byamugisha BJ, Goldberg GA, Kakaire KO. .
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    17. Impact of the Non-Pneumatic Antishock Garment on Pelvic Blood Flow in Healthy Postpartum Women. Obstetrical & Gynecological Survey. 2011 Sep 1; 66(9):539-541. Lester LF, Stenson SA, Meyer MC, Morris MJ, Vargas VJ, Mille MS. .
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    18. Radical trachelectomy for clear cell carcinoma of the cervix in a 6-year old: a case report, review, and description of the surgical technique. J Pediatr Surg. 2010 Aug; 45(8):E1-5. Lester FC, Farmer DL, Rabban JT, Chen LM. PMID: 20713196.
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    19. Use of the non-pneumatic anti-shock garment (NASG) to reduce blood loss and time to recovery from shock for women with obstetric haemorrhage in Egypt. Glob Public Health. 2007; 2(2):110-24. Miller S, Turan JM, Dau K, Fathalla M, Mourad M, Sutherland T, Hamza S, Lester F, Gibson EB, Gipson R, Nada K, Hensleigh P. PMID: 19280394.
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    20. First aid for obstetric haemorrhage: the pilot study of the non-pneumatic anti-shock garment in Egypt. BJOG. 2006 Apr; 113(4):424-9. Miller S, Hamza S, Bray EH, Lester F, Nada K, Gibson R, Fathalla M, Mourad M, Fathy A, Turan JM, Dau KQ, Nasshar I, Elshair I, Hensleigh P. PMID: 16553654.
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    21. Obstetric fistula: a preventable tragedy. J Midwifery Womens Health. 2005 Jul-Aug; 50(4):286-94. Miller S, Lester F, Webster M, Cowan B. PMID: 15973264.
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    22. Prevention and treatment of postpartum hemorrhage: new advances for low-resource settings. J Midwifery Womens Health. 2004 Jul-Aug; 49(4):283-92. Miller S, Lester F, Hensleigh P. PMID: 15236707.
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